Connecticut: Pipe Bombs Discovered in Backpack, 1 Arrested

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Fri, 10/21/2022 - 13:44

TRIPwire, 21 October 2022

On 20 October 2022, at approximately 1700 hours local time, Groton Police Department officers responded to Gold Star Highway after receiving a medical call and discovered pipe bombs in the backpack of the person they were assisting. No further device details have been released. Connecticut State Police bomb squad technicians responded to assist and conducted render safe procedures. The 32-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with carrying a dangerous weapon, breach of peace in the first degree, illegal bomb manufacture, illegal possession of explosives, and reckless endangerment in the first degree. The investigation is ongoing.